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The Rasmus – In The Shadows

This track was approx 12 hours ago and I have shared apparently the original music video from the breakout hit by The Rasmus. They even recently represented Finland in Eurovision.

The Rasmus is a Finnish rock band that emerged onto the international music scene with their unique blend of alternative rock and pop sensibilities. Formed in 1994 in Helsinki, the band initially started as a group of friends sharing a passion for music. Comprising Lauri Ylönen (vocals), Pauli Rantasalmi (guitar), Eero Heinonen (bass), and Aki Hakala (drums), The Rasmus gained prominence in the early 2000s with their breakthrough album “Dead Letters,” featuring the hit single “In the Shadows.”

Their music often intertwines haunting melodies with catchy hooks, showcasing a balance between rock grittiness and melodic accessibility. The band’s sound has evolved over the years, experimenting with various styles while maintaining a distinctive Rasmus essence in their compositions. With a dedicated fanbase worldwide, The Rasmus continues to craft evocative music that resonates with audiences, solidifying their place as a prominent force in the alternative rock music scene.

The song reminds me of two points of time in my life. The first is when I was living with my sister in London and the second was eventually when I played the song in the Amsterdam office during a team event.

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